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  1. One Year After Quake, Thousands Face WASH Challenges in Nepal

    27 Apr 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A year after two major earthquakes devastated the country, thousands of people throughout Nepal still lack adequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) access. In a statement issued on April ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2016 - 10:45

  2. Nepal Quake Affected Springs in Himalayan Foothills: Study

    25 Apr 2016- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A year after two major earthquakes devastated the Himalayan nation, many people in Nepal are threatened with the loss of the mountain springs that have been their main water sources. A study ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/25/2016 - 10:57

  3. Nepalese Government's Water Resources Master Plan is Ready: Official

    18 Mar 2016- 08:58 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post Inaugurating an annual Nepal National Water Week on Thursday, the government has prepared a water resources master plan incorporating sustainable management of water resources of Nepal, ...

    Local Press Report - 03/18/2016 - 08:58

  4. Nepal to Uphold Commitment to Meet Water Demand in Kathmandu Valley

    15 Feb 2016- 08:29 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Himalayan Times Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation Prem Bahadur Singh on Saturday said the Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) had no choice but to fulfill the government’s responsibility to ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2016 - 08:29

  5. ADB Lends Nepal $90 Million for Water Supply Project

    8 Dec 2015- 08:19 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Kathmandu Post The Asian Development Bank (ADB) sigend an agreement on Dec. 7 to provide an additional financing of 90 million US Dollars (approximately Rs 9.54 billion) to the government of Nepal for the ...

    Local Press Report - 12/08/2015 - 08:19

  6. Villagers in Four Quake-Hit Districts in Nepal Still Without Water

    5 Nov 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Tens of thousands of residents in Nepal’s Nuwakot, Kavre, Ramechhap and Dolakha districts are facing drinking water shortages because the country’s Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Division ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2015 - 10:06

  7. Only Half of Needed Funds Provided for Nepal Quake Relief: OCHA

    27 Jul 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Only $210 million USD-- about half of the $422 million USD humanitarian appeal launched to help Nepal in the wake of last April’s devastating earthquake-- has been received to date, the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2015 - 10:18

  8. Monsoon Rains Increase Risk of Water-Borne Disease in Nepal: Plan International

    30 Jun 2015- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal’s monsoon season, which has brought heavy rains and landslides, is also increasing the risk of poor sanitation services and the spread of water-borne disease, particularly given the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2015 - 10:49

  9. Heavy Rains Trigger Floods, Landslides in Nepal

    29 Jun 2015- 10:15 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU NDTV Floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in the past three days have killed at least four people and submerged over two thousand houses in three districts of western Nepal. In a separate ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2015 - 10:15

  10. Doctors Warn of Potential Hepatitis E Outbreak in Nepal

    19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal An international group of doctors is warning of a potential hepatitis E outbreak in Nepal during the country’s monsoon season, which typically begins in July. The disease is spread through ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2015 - 10:14

  11. Nepal Needs $100 Million to Restore Water, Sanitation and Hygiene to Pre-Quake Status

    15 Jun 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal It will cost at least $100 million USD to restore water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services to pre-earthquake levels in those districts of Nepal that were hardest hit by the 7.8-magnitude ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/15/2015 - 10:00

  12. Himalayan Glaciers Could Shrink by 99 Percent by 2100: Study

    4 Jun 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal If greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, glacier volume in the Nepalese Himalayan region could shrink by 70 to 99 percent by 2100, according to a new study by researchers in Nepal, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2015 - 10:04

  13. Landslide Blocks Nepal's Kaligandaki River

    26 May 2015- 10:50 by Local Press Report KATHMANDU Nepali Times Thousands of people living along Kaligandaki River have fled their homes fearing a flash flood after a massive landslide blocked Kaligandaki River. Kaligandaki River has virtually dried up ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2015 - 10:50

  14. UK Aid Groups Warn of Waterborne Disease Threat in Nepal

    6 May 2015- 11:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal A group of 13 UK-based humanitarian aid groups warned this week that there is a high risk that cholera, dysentery and other serious waterborne diseases will break out in Nepal in the aftermath ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2015 - 11:05

  15. Quake-Damaged Pipes Leave Kathmandu Without Water; UN Appeals for Funds

    4 May 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Residents of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, are facing severe water shortages after last week’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake destroyed water pipelines in the city. Water tankers are now the main ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2015 - 10:37

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